Carol Voderman, 61, posted a video to her Twitter and Instagram yesterday to let followers know she’s “on TikTok now.”
However, the former Countdown presenter, who lives in Wales, also had to explain to her 235,000 followers that she is “not topless” as her bikini wasn’t shown in the clip.
Speaking from Portugal, Carol said: ‘Hello dear lot. I’m on TikTok now. Well, who would have thought that?
“If you click the link in my bio we can have a lot of fun with it.”
She concluded by saying: “Have a nice day. Greetings from Portugal.”
Carol also used the post as an opportunity to promote her Omg Swimwear bikini top and Tan Cream World’s SPF50 sunscreen, which contains “an instant bronzer.”
British media personality
Carol Voderman is best known as the co-host of the British game show Countdown between 1982 and 2008.
During her 26 years with the Channel 4 show, she also hosted other shows including Better Homes, Britain’s Brainiest Kids, Dream House and Points of View.
Carol has also presented the Pride of Britain Awards since she started in 1999 – as of last year she has had Ashely Banjo as her co-host.
Between 2011 and 2014 she was a presenter for ITV’s Permissive womenand since 2018 she has been an assistant presenter on ITV’s Lorraine.
That year, she starred as a celebrity expert on Michael McIntyre’s The Wheel and as a contestant on Beat the Chasers.
- Age: 61
- Born: December 24, 1960 in Bedford, England
- Lives: Pembrokeshire, Wales
- Relationship: She has been divorced twice and is currently single
- Children: Katie King (31 years old) and Cameron King (25 years old)
- Assets: Estimated net worth of £8.2 million
She also posted a bikini pic on Twitter yesterday while promoting the sunscreen she used during her stay in Portugal.
Carol explained that Tan Cream was founded by Katy and Gillian, “two wonderful women” who “have suffered from skin cancer in the past”.
Carol and Richard hosted Countdown from 1982 until his death in 2005.
In May 2005, Richard was hospitalized with pneumonia, but doctors there diagnosed a problem with his heart.
He had emergency surgery for endocarditis on June 24, but it was unsuccessful and he died two days later.
On the evening of June 27, the original episode of Countdown was postponed out of respect.
A day later, Countdown returned and Carol paid an emotional tribute to him, saying the “clock stopped too soon”.
After his death, it was reported that Carol was considering leaving his show as the couple had become very close.
Carol married her second husband Patrick King in 1990.
Patrick, 58, was a management consultant from London.
The couple had two children together before divorcing 200 – Katie King, 31, and Cameron King, 25.
Carol met Des, 57, at a Christmas party in 1999 and the couple have lived together in London since 2001.
After five years together, they split in December 2006 and publicly announced the split a month later.
Des is a British journalist and broadcaster who is currently Chief Reporter for BT Sport.